Passports for domestic flights beginning in 2018.
The Real ID Act states the following:
The REAL ID Act establishes minimum security standards for license issuance and production and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting for certain purposes driver’s licenses and identification cards from states not meeting the Act’s minimum standards. The purposes covered by the Act are: accessing Federal facilities, entering nuclear power plants, and, boarding federally regulated commercial aircraft.
Some States could begin requesting passports for domestic travel in 2018. To ensure that your State is compliant, you can monitor the REAL ID requirements.
To avoid any unnecessary stress while traveling, I’d recommend obtaining your US Passport so that just in case, you have no issues.
There will likely be an influx in the next few months on people obtaining US Passports. It can be a quick and painless process with a little preparation. There are passport centers, US Post Offices, and courthouses where you can apply for your passport. In our area, the courthouse is the quickest and easiest way to obtain your passport. You can find locations near you right here.